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4 Great Lessons In Entrepreneurship Everyone Can Learn From Spanx Founder Sara Blakely

Once upon a time, not too terribly long ago, Sara Blakely had a party to attend. Back then, she sold fax machines door-to-door, and had saved up her money to buy an expensive pair of white pants. She wanted a seamless look under said pants (read: no panty lines or body jiggles) so she put on a pair …

Entrepreneurship

These 3 Email Templates Have Helped Entrepreneurs Raise Millions

Email is still one of the most effective tools for startup fundraising. The question most have is what to send? This series of email templates make it super easy to leverage this free method of communication to raise the money entrepreneurs need to launch and fuel new ventures.<p><b><br>The Power of …

Entrepreneurship

10 One-Pot Back-to-School Dinners for Busy Parents — Recipes from The Kitchn

The first week back to school can be a little rough. You've got to get the kids back to their regular sleep schedule, pack lunches, sign forms, and …

Comfort Food

Q&A with Christine Spiten, co-founder of Blueye Robotics

Blueye Robotics Press<p><b>Startup Blueye Robotics, which develops and sells underwater drones, has recently innovated drones that can be operated from a smartphone.</b><p><b>The drones can explore depths far below the ocean's surface.</b><p><b>Several NGOs in Norway, the US and Australia have used the startup's prototypes</b> …

Prototypes

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

A 15-Year Study of 5,000 Entrepreneurs Finally Answers the Question: Is It Better to Quit Your Day Job or Keep It?

Data doesn't lie.<p>There is a sexy image of an entrepreneur as someone toiling away in a garage, tinkering full time on their new venture, or joyously yet feverishly staying up until 3 a.m. working on their latest innovation or iteration of their product.<p>We love to celebrate these fantasy risk-takers …

Flipboard

3 Best WordPress Alternatives For Serious Business Owners

We have all fallen in love with WordPress over the past decade, but there are some seriously legitimate competitors that give it a run for its money. Since most of these competitors focus on certain types of websites only, it ensures a more optimal performance compared to WordPress’ all-in-one …

Entrepreneurship

15 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes For People Who Hate Salad

Living<p>The Official Blake Lively Workout, Straight From Her Trainer<p>Living<p>5 Little-Known Superherbs You Should Know About<p>Living<p>What Happened When I Ate …

12 High-Protein, Quick Recipes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

12 Quick, High-Protein Recipes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less<p>A satisfying meal in no time at all. Sign me up please.<p>July 22, 2018<p>Thinking about …

Are You Sitting on Top of a Million-Dollar Idea?

4 lessons you can learn from a successful entrepreneur about the business ideas that may be right under your nose.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Scott Duffy</i><i>’s book</i> Breakthrough. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | …

How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A 7-Figure Coaching Business

How many times do you think the average person changes roles during a lifetime?<p>According to a study about baby boomers and their careers conducted by the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, they found that young baby boomers held an average of 11.7 jobs from ages 18 to 48.<p>Even today, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Respond Effectively When Buyers Resort to These 5 Obnoxious Negotiating Tactics

Get over the shock, figure out what's really going on and respond calmly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve been working with a buyer for months. You’ve had multiple meetings, developed a great relationship, answered their objections and now, you’re hoping it will …

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother's home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

‘Entrepreneurship depends not just on your ability but also on your appetite’ – 30 quotes from Indian startup journeys

<i>From ability to appetite, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from</i> …

How To Read A Franchise Disclosure Document

If you’re a regular follower of my writing, you might have noticed that I’ve been focusing quite a bit on franchising as of late.<p>This focus coincides with the publication of Forbes’ 2018 “Best and Worst Franchises To Buy” feature, as well as the launch of my latest book, “The Enlightened …

Creating trust in an online world | Financial Times

10 Sure Tips For Getting Into The Press

Of all strategies growing businesses are interested in learning, skills for getting yourself and your company into the press is at the top of the list. To that end, today I’m outlining the basis steps every entrepreneur can take to achieve a solid level of PR exposure even without consultants or PR …

Hong Kong

DO. FAIL. LEARN. REPEAT: Nic Haralambous on changing how SA sees entrepreneurship

<i>JOHANNESBURG — Nic Haralambous has spent his entire working life as an entrepreneur. And as he tells me in this interview, “15 years of back-to-back</i> …

How Entrepreneurs can Improve their Business Success Rate in the Market

Scale up your business by engaging into the right funnel of business "Planning and Networking"<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>As in any area of life, Business success rate has to have …

The founder of a $500 million baked-goods empire says the failure of her first cookie company taught her a crucial lesson about hard work and success

• <b>Tate's Bake Shop, home to America's No. 1 chocolate chip cookie, recently sold to Mondolēz International for $500 million.</b>• <b><br>Its founder, Kathleen King, credits the success of the beloved brand to losing her first business.</b>• <b><br>Now retired, King talked to Business Insider about the hard work and</b> …

Nonprofits

Afraid To Mess Up? Why You Often Just Need To Wing It!

When was the last time you decided to wing it?<p>Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, credits Amazon’s explosive growth with his high-velocity decision making. In his annual letter to shareholders, he shared his approach:<p>Most decisions should probably be made with somewhere around 70% of the information you …

Jeff Bezos

How A Fine Artist Built A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business That's True To Her Vision

Iris Scott, 34, makes her living finger painting. That might sound like nice work if someone else is paying your bills, but the Brooklyn artist—known for her impressionistic paintings of the natural world in psychedelic colors—is fully self-supporting. She broke $500,000 in revenue last year and …

Painting

This sinfully sweet, 5-ingredient chocolate breakfast spread is totally healthy—here’s how to make it

While slathering your toast with chocolate spread every morning sounds more like a Willy Wonka–themed fever dream than a nutritious start to your …

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4 Tasty Salad Recipes That Are Also Insanely Filling

Somehow, when you think about having a salad for dinner, it’s easy to assume you’ll still be hungry once you’re finished. Well, if all you’re …

Recipes

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Recipes

French Toast | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Oven Fried Parmesan Garlic Chicken

This breaded Parmesan chicken is great with rice or potatoes, or add a little marinara and serve with spaghetti for a delicious family meal.<p><b>See …